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pastor davey blackburn, had ft the house at 6:11 a.m. on november 10th for the gym, leaving the front door unlocked. that's when police say taylor and watson walked in. then watson and another accomplish drove to the atm, to take $400 out of amanda's account. taylor stayed in the home, later telling friends he shot amanda when she charged at him, so that he wouldn't be scratched, and that he then shot her in the head. when pastor blackburn wewe into the house at 8:20 a.m., he found his wife with three gunshot wounds. and now police tell us they have a slew of evidence from all of those burgrgryies proving they have the right suspect. the third accomplice is still under investigation. abc news, new york. a man wrongfully imprisoned 16 years for rape should be soon free. a los angeles judge threw out the conviction of luis vargas based on dna evidence. the crimes of which he was accused now attributed to a
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he remains in prison on minor immigration issues. his attorney expects those to be cleared up soon no a major court ruling in the battle over abortion. a federal appeals court in wisconsin has ruled unconstitutional a law that would have required doctors who perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges. the judges said the law endangered women's health healal. the wisconsin attorney general says he plans an appeal to the u.s. supreme court. the nfl is looking into whether correct procedures were followed when it appears the st. louis rams quarterback may have suffered a concussion. case keenum's head slammed into the ground. he appeared staggered but stayed in the game. two days later he fumed which led to baltimore's winning field goal. the league is asking why he wasn't removed from the game to undergo required evaluations. it'stough. >> definitely a hard hit there. but since we're talking football and there was a monday
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excuse as any to hear from joe buck's mentor sports with reena. >> oh. that's an upgrade. thank you. i thank you, kendis. >> deserved. >> it was bill belichick and the undefeated patriots hosting rex ryan and the buffalo bills. the game was tied at three when tom bra found james white for a 20-yard touch down. in the third quarter the bills had it tied again at ten when white ran a second touchdown of the night from six yards out. each team tackled on a field goal to end it. do you know what this means snes. >> no, what. >> this means the defending super bowl champion patriots they remain undefeated and undeflated with a a 2013 win. >> not bad. of course, we have the other team undefeated so far. crickets. >> north carolina. >> carolina. >> crickets.s. >> i had to pauau for a moment. to see if viewers from home knew that one. >> the panthers, of course, as
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so have you two teams undefeated. >> y. >> revenge is u uy for tom brady and the patriots. >> yep. nothing undeflated about that one. >> joe buc is learning right now. coming up, "the mix," we're about to show you a $1.5 million dress and you've probably seen it before. >> also ahead, how quickly can you solve the rubik's cube? meet a 14-year-old so fast, he set a record. >> and saving money not once but twice on discounted gift cards. some retail secrets. >> check out our behind the scenes pics on intntsta graram for lots of sports trivia including football. you're watching "world news now." >> i'm alex trebek. if you're age 50 to 85, this is an important message. so please, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock
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students at san diego state rallied against islamaphobia after an attack on a muslim student last week. in that attack,, police say a young man rinned off a woman's headscarf while pushing her. the assault is now being investigated as a hate crime. >> students at an ohio university also came together ter someone painted pro isis graffiti on a campus landmark. the message was pained over with a new message which said god bless america amomo other frock slogans. the fbi is hoping video will help track down the culprits there. >> anti-muslim tensisis that got
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a a udent booted out of his high school mou now the subject of a lawsuit. >> the ahmed mohamed brought a homemade clock to school that one teacher thought was a bomb. now he and his family are fighting back. jason wheeler has the story. >> reporter: more than two months after this controversial clock slows up at irving's mcarthur high school, legal action on behehalf of the 14-year-ololwho took it to class. his attorney asking irving isd and the city for public apologies and $15 million. >> the numbers are huge and we admit that. but the damages that have been caused to this young man and to his family are effectively incalculatable. >> from his offices attorney kelly hollings worth is representing the family who have since relocated out of the country to qatar. the attorneylaims after a teacher became suspicious about the clock, he was subjected to on campus detention and a seven
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on for approximately an hour and 25 minutes. ahmad constantly was pressured to sign a written statement he says admittiti that he intended to bring a hoax bomb to school. the attorney claims school officials and police knew what they needed to do to protect ahmad's rights. they just decided not to because ofofis race, religion and ethnicity and that the city and school officials then fanned the flames in a divided community. >> you can find other cases where there's a wrongful arrest or detention. you can find where these types of mistakes are made by school officials. what you can't find is, the second phase of all of this which is when they went out into the media and will an orchestrated campaign against a 14-year-old boy. >> hollingsworth says the family wants to return to texas but didn't feel safe here anymore because of threats. on day one of his public involvementtn the case nono he and his law firm are getting a taste of some of that backlash. jason wheeler, channel news.
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for education, science and community development thaha gave himm an invitation to move to qatar. they took it. >> very quick. it was just september and he's already off to qatar. >> all right. hope the best for them. >> coming up inn ourext half hour, donald trump and 9/11. after insisting he saw thousands of people cheering in jersey city as the towers collapsed. this morning what he's now saying aboututhat he saw happening at those towers. >> first getting a jump on your holiday shopping. how playing your cards right can lead to deep discounts on items that almost never go on sale. that's next on "world newswsow."
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> >> that's the christmas sound track. >> how did they get a recording of me singing in the shower? >> that is -- that's a good little sound track. isn't it? of course, with black friday approaching, m my of us are already looking beyond the thanksgiving dinner menu and going straight to the sales ads. >> this morning we have one savvy vat why i for getting deep discounts on items that almost never go o sale. here's a hint. it's all in the cards. abc's becky worley. >> reporter: gift cards are hot and good news. you can buy them at a discount.
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and i mean why wouldn't you want to do that? if you're giving it as a gift, you pay $79 but you're giving $100 gift card. boom. 20% discount. often it's the only way to get a percentage off when shopping for a coveted item. so i brought this card online for $83 but just used it to buy $100 worth of presents. that's a win. gift card discocot method number one, clearing houses like card cash.com, raise and gift card granny. yes, gift card granny. i bought a bloomingdale's gift caca for $86 but used it to buy $100 worth of makeup. it never goes on sale but i essentially got 15% off. the fear of buying these is thaha they're fraudulent. no money loaded on them and some are electronic meaning you print them out which is a little unnerving. will they work? most of them did no probobm. but i with one gift card that
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buy from a site that has a guarantee. i contacted customer service at the website where i purchased the empty card and they refunded me complelely. method two, gift cards go on sale big-time this week. last year i bout a slew of off. like costco. they often have the cards on sale with even more offer this had holiday week of shopping. finally one of the best places to buy ebay. hold on. i'm not talking about buying a cardrdrom another ebay user. ebay the company else is them directly. see on the top of their homepage? discounted cards vetted and good to go. take all of these tips and here's the big secret. use discounted gift cards to pay for items on sale and then use a percentage off coupon. you will stack up huge discounts as you shop this holidadaseason. becky worley, abc news, new york. >> a lot of work. >> it's a lot of the math at this hour.
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about all of this because a lot of scammers use it as a way to get your money gift card sold off the rack at target and other stores like thatting are the target of scamsters aroun the corrupt. >> you would never do that hoho. >> no. >> but we do get 50% off. >> wow. what's the other 50%.
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we're going to start "the x" with the end of days. it was seen in australia overnight. >> what. >> yeah. take a look at this. this freaky springtime storm in australia was seen in brisbane yesterday. he posted this was a reminder to never go to brisbane in the spring. >> wow. >> 2,000 lightning strikes recorded in this storm that took place. 6:30 in the evening. last night.
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>> that is crazy. my hometown tampa, florida, is considered the lightning capital of the rld. >> got to be known for something. i guess brisbane is a close second. >> i wonder if it is the battle of the lightning. >> looks pretty nice. >> very impressive. >> nobody was harmed. >> so there was a b b rubik's cube competition in maryland. how long do you think it took the winner to solve an entire rubik's cube into probably like a good four minutes maybe. >> you are right. i want to show y y lucas. lucas. there he is. he's 14 years old from lexington, kentucky. he solved it in 4.9 seconds. >> 4.9conds. thatat where off where i was. >> beating the previous record of 5.25. you said four minutes. >> four minutes. he did it in four seconds. >> 4.9 secs. >> wow, good b. >> therecord's apparartly evolved over time. in '82 the fastest person who could solve with it was in .95 seconds. >> little known fact, justin
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bieber can do thats well. in less than a minute or so. >> i've seen him do it. >> apparently here's a trick. you want to start first they say and solve the white across. the website recommends you want to create white across on the top face of the cube first making the next phase easier. >> all of that in 4.9 seconds. >> yeah. well the whole thing he did in 4.9 secondnd >> we'll see how that works out. you've seen this dress from the wizard of oz that was worn by dorothy by judy garland. it was sold at auction for, get this, $1.56 million. can you believe it? the funny thing about it, there are still some sweat stains. judy garland was pretty but she's jusus like the rest of us. there are a couple of sweat stains. >> following the yellow brick road isn't easy, kendis. >> the buyer has remained anonymous but clearly he is a friendf dorothy's. >> i could have told him at
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party city they're not on sale for 20bucks. >> who knew. >> apparently a british woman, what do you do when you have chickens that pluck their feathers outs? >> we all have that problem. >> you knit nice sweaters for them.
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thes this morning on "world news now," travel warnings to americans everywhere. the alerts goingngut now during the busy holiday travel season because of terrorism fears. the unprecedented security. >> military bombshell. the president wants to know if intelligence reports about isis were doctored up. what a whistleblower is claiming and who is investigating. >> new this half hour, a very unusual breast cancer diagnosis. >>ow an 8-year-old girl and her parents discovered the tumor. what doctors are planning next and how this family has been hard hit. >> later in "the skinny," it's down to three.
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the final competition for the mirror ball trophy is handed out. hosz been eliminated and who's heading for the "dancing with the stars" finale round tonight. it's tuesday, november 24th. from abc newew this is "world news now." >> and good morning on this busy tuesday morning. i'm reena ninan. >>nd i'm kendis gibson. it was a fun finale part one for "d"dcing with the stars"s" tonight. it sets it up. of course, you have nick carter in it, alek skarlatos and bindi. >> they're all really good, i have to say. >> we were watching bindi. she's not -- these aren't dancers. that's the whole point of "dancing with the stars" to see how far they've grown. >> and a 17-year-old. i think vegas probably has a line that bindi will win. we'll delve into that a little bit later. we've got to get straight to the new warnings that are going to travelers this holiday week. the government is urging vigilance after a month of terror attacks and new threats. >> t t alert coming as mililons
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head to the airports where passengers are already being told to arrive at least two hours before their flights. abc's lana zak on the new vigilance. >> reporter: the state department has issued a worldwide travel alert to all americans "due to increased terrorist threats." it says current information suggests isil and other terrorist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks in multiple regions. these attacks may employ a variety of tactics including conventional and nonconventional weapons. authorities believe the likelihood of terror attacks will continue as members of isil return from syria and iraq. extremists have targeted large sporting events, theaters, open markets and aviation services. >> respond code three to training exercise. >> reporter: as security is ramped up nationwide after the massacres in paris and mali and before the thanksgiving holiday. >> we are and continue to be and we have been concerned about copycat-like attacks. >> reporter: the government has this is advice.
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u.s. citizens should exercise vigilance in public places or using transportation. be aware of immediate surroundings and avoid large crowds or crowded places and exercise particular caution during the holiday season and at holiday festivals or events. the n n warning comes as sisal is promising more attacks in this propaganda videohowing images of new york's times square. lana zak, abc news, washington. sevel european cities onon the highest alert. brussels in its fourth day of lock down because of possible terror threats considered to be serious and imminent. british prime minister david cameron visited pariyesterday, laying flowers outside the concert hall that was attacked. and vowing to i don't know the military fight against isis in syria. >> it's been a busy couple of days foror the french presidenen he will be looking for more coordinated effort against isis when he visits the white house today. francois hollande meets with
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the president of gererny tomorrow as well as russian president vladimir putin on thursday. the u.s. has remained skeptical of coordinating any anti-terror efforts with the russians. president obama has ordered an investigation into whether intelligence reports were doctored t tpresent a rosier pictururof u.s. successes against isis. abc's jonathan karl has the details. >> reporter: there are concerns military intelligence reports were d dtored to paint an overlyy optimistic picture of the u.s. fight against isis. there are now at least three investigations into the allegations and president obama says he's asked the pentagon to get to the bottom of whether intelligence on isis has been whitewashed. >> i don't want intelligence shaded by politics. i don't want it shaded by the desire to tell a feel good story. we can't make good policy unless we've got good accurate hard headed, clear-eyed intelligence. >> the allegationsome from a mitary intelligence officer and whistleblower at central command which is directing the
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fifit against isis. one example, when isis swept into iraq last year and took over mosul, its second largest city the iraqi army fled so equipment and even their uniforms but a draft military intelligence report at the time was allegedly edited toay the iraqis were simply redeployed to a position outside the city. says he's only asked for accurate intelligence. >> have you everrdered, suggested or hinted to any of the intelligence command that they should sweeten the intelligence reports in order to portray a more positive view of the success of our efforts in iraq o osyria? >> absolutely not, senator king. absolutely not. >> jonathan karl, abc news, the white house. want to get to breaking news right now from one of the army's largest bases in fort hood, texas.
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the army confirms a helicopter went down on the base's range with four soldiers on board. all four we are told were lled. they were on a routine training mission. the army says the cause of the crash is unknown and that it is opening an investigation into this incident. in indiana, two men arrested for the murder of a young pastor's wife two weeks ago. a crime that shocked the country. officials say it was part of a string of burglaries in indianapolis that day. davy blackburn had left the door unlocked when he went to the gym. his s fe amanda was 13 weeee pregnant. her 15-month-old son who was in the house was unharmed. davy blackburn will talk about the arrest later today on "good morning america." >> there's also been an arrest for another headline grabbing shooting, this one in new orleans. medical student peter gold was shot when he saw a woman being dragged down the street and he stopped t t help. the crimes were caught on surveillance video. gold remains in guarded condition this morning after being shot in the stomach. the mayor says gold has a
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>> this is a hard story. tragic medical news for one mom and dad in utah. their 8-year-old daughter has breast cancer. the 3rd grader scheduled to have surgery next monthth her case closely watched by cancer specialists around the world. >> it is a very rare form of breast cancer, that it's called sec krettory carcinoma and only one in 1 million are diagnosed and she's the youngest that they had run across having this particular type of breast cancer. >> the sad thing about this, it's not the famamy's first battle with cancer. mom annette is a cervical cancer survivor. dad a desert storm veteran has been diagnosed with nonhodgkin's lymphoma. the medical bills astronomical. friends have set up a go f fd me page to help them out. >> women who developed diabetes while they were pregnant can nefit from breastfeeeeng during sububquent pregnancies. researchers say that moms who breast fed for two months had a
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gestational diabetes. they also found that the longer a momobreastfeeds, the lower the risk of diabetes. another reason to breastfeed. >> yeah. >> i agree. >> makes you uncomfortable, doesn't it? turning to theheeather on this very busy travel week, watch out in the west. >> yeah, it's been so chilly in the east, cold enough for this pennsylvania ski resort to make some snow and now the east is getting a meltdown. and the west i iin for another winter storm. molly cochran is at accuweather. good morning. >> good morning kendis and reena. we are anticipating heavier amamnts of snow across t t higher elevations of the pack northwest. sierra nevadas looking at 6 to 12 inches of snow, not necessarily a bad thing for drought strtrken california, but could spell trouble for the middle half of the week. the system going to be taking a dip to the south bringing in poor travel conditions for wednesday. a lot of folks traveling before
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impacted. but the shades of green indicating some good conditions. new york city, philadelphia, warming up, giving those heavy coats a good old break and expecting some sunshine. now, the system kicks into the country's midsection for thanksgiving day bringing in some soaking rain from des moines to dallas. kendis and reena, back to you. >> molly, thank you so much. there'e'plenty of talk thesese days about turkey and stuffing. why don't we talk about pizza. >> yes. >> dominos is making it easier to order pizza. with the helel of a one-click button. customers get a small button device and program it with their preferred pizza. when it's time to order, hit the button and the pizza shows up at your door. >> before you get too excited, the new option we should say is debuting in britain. no word on whether the button will be coming to the u.s. but if you tweet them or bombard them with e-mails maybe they'll bring it here. >> that's a buzz kill. little known fact, the night
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before thanksgiving is the busiest night for pizza delivery outside of the super bowl? >> you know, i would believe that. mama doesn't want to cook. she's got the turkey to worry ababt. >> neithereroes daddy. yeah, makes a lot of sense, doesn't did. >> how about we order? when is the most ordered pizzas in the newsroom. >> yes,, scott. >> it's tonight. >> why don't you -- >> work on that. >> why don't you work on that. >> coming up in "the skinny" can could it be the president of the united states singing on a coldplay album? >> also ahead, sylvester stallone's co-star in the movie "creed," michael b. jordan's fighting for a breakout movie role. >> seriously, did we have to show all those abs after the pizza? >> first, new developments from the presidential race and new controversial comments from donald trump after a look at our forecast map. it is the 70s in reena's home state of florida. orlando. wftv. >> "world news now" weather,
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the governor of indiana is facing a federal lawsuit over his attempts to block syrian refugees from settling in that state. republican mike pence susuended the reseselement of syrians following the paris terror attack. the lawsuit says that violates the equal protection clause of the constitution because indiana accepts refugees from other countries. another outspoken critic of the syrian refugees is coming under more scrutiny this morning. >> we're talking about donald trump, alreaea under fire over his comments about what he claims to have witnessed during
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the 9/11 attacks. he's now making yet another claim. it's your voice, youvote at abc's chuck sivertsen is covering the republicans. >> donald trump could be digging himself deeper an into a 9/11 controversy. first he insisted he saw post 9/11 celebrations in jersey city, new jersey. >> i watched when the world trade center came tumbling down. and i watched in jersey city, new jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering. >> reporter: just last night he told a crowd in columbus, ohio, he saw people jump from the twin towers on 9/11. >> that was a horrible death. i watched people jumping off the building. how would you like to be 102 stories up and your choice is burn or jump? and many people jumped. and i witnessed it. i watched that. >> reporter: trumpmp continues to talk about 9/11 and celebrations he insists he saw in jersey city, new jersey, after the attacks despite criticism. he tweeted a "washington post"
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reported law enforcement questioning a number of people allegedly seen celebrating the attacks. >> the reporters are calling all day, all night. they want to find out, did trump make a miske. so i have some good people. and they checked andndhey checked. and believe me, it's being cleared off plenty of stuff. they don't like that. because that's not good for the liberal cause. >> republican val ben carson said he saw those celebrations too. >>eporter: did you see that happening on 9/11? >> i saw the film of it, yes. >> in new jersey? >> yes. >> reporter: but later he apologized for that comment saying he saw video of post 9/11 rallies from the mideast, not new jersey. as for some trump supporters in ohio, they say candidates make mimiakes and trump is onon human. abc news, new york. >> 68 days before the iowa caucuses. i think things will get a lot more interesting. >> uh-h. when we come back, tonight the grand finale of "dancing with the stars." so who got booted off the dance
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floor last night? >> how one faithful hgtv viewer saved a show's host's life. "the skinny" up next.
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statio skinny, so skinny
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time now for "the skinny" and topping our headlines this morning, the leaderboard just got a little lighter. >> o othe first night of t t finale of "dancing with the stars" the final four performing two separate dances. including the all-important freestyle before the final elimination. >> carlos and whitney. >> because it has been life-changing. my marriage is so much stronger. i've made some amazing friends. most importantly l le i've learneneso much about myselflf >> carlos penavega earned perfect scores after three rounds in last week's show. that leaves bindi irwin, nick carter, alek skarlatos to dance for the mirror ball trtrhy tonight. >> it was amazing last night. there were some great performances. it was so much fun to watch. >> and there were so many tens being doled out by the judges. they really all did step up their game.
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>> beautiful. >> next, saved by a fan. hgtv's tarek el moussa who hosts "flip or flop" with his wife christinaas crediting an eagle eyed viewer from dallas with saving his life. she wrote into the show urging him to get a lump on his neck checked by a doctor. that lump turned out to be thyroid cancer. >> the nurse's name is ryan read. we are so o ankful for her. >> so glad you made it. >> you look good. >> yeah, not too bad. look, it's healing. > looks really good. >> thanks to ryan, we caught the cancer before it spread. they removed my thyroid and i'm cancer free. i'm officially a survivor. >> thank you so much for sending that e-mail. without you, we probably would have never known. >> that gut feeling. > honestly, you saved his life truly. >> thank you. >> how incredible. the diagnosis was actually two years ago. tarek is only sharing his story now. his ncer now in remission. viewers, we always pay attention to what you have to say.
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>> mostly the good stuff. next an amazing story about president obama. >> it was this past summer when mr. obama stunned the world during his eulogy for a pastor killed with eight others in an allegedly racially motivated church shooting in charleston, south carolina. amazing grace h h sweet the sound >> incredible. i thought he did well. >> he sounded great. he's sang before. he's done some al green and such. president obama's heartfelt words will now be the centerpiece of coldplay's new album "a head full of dreams," along with beyonce, noel gallagher. >> the album set for release on december 4th finally the amazing graves christie brinkley. she doesn't have a new album or new show. >> but she has this. hello.
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she instagramd yesterday. the 61-year-old stunner is on vacation with her kids in turks and caicos. >> s s is sharing her beauty secrets ininer new book "timeless beauty," which is now available. she always looks great. >> she does look good. she's everyone's uptown girl. >> good genes or good doctors. i always ask these questions. >> good genes.
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onto the motion picture scene, there's a new boxer on the block. adonis creed, son of apollo creed, the heavyweight champ who was a rival turned friend of rocky's in f four of his films. >> put it right on his chin. >> reporter: and playing the title role in the new movie, michael b. jordan. so michael, you are playing the role of creed. of course, apollo creed's son.n. uff of movie legend. what did you do to prepare? did you feel the pressure? >> a little bit. not so much because i had sylvester stallone imy corner and literally took the pressure off of me to not compete and compare with anything that he did 40 years ago but have your own legacy and kind of do your own thing. physically, i felt the pressure. they did such a great job back with carl weathers and sly. they were cut to a t. me and my trainer wanted to set the bar pretty high. >> helping jordan transform into the role of creed, rocky balboa himself, sylvester stallone. >> he knows movie boxing better than everybody else. if you have to telegraph this and that.
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he really connected the dots betwn real boxing and onon screen boxing. >> reporter: all of the boxing resulted in a sculpted physique that scored him a cover shoot for men's fitness. there's a reason why you're on the cover of "men's fitness." >> i am on the cover. did you see that? >> i did see that. a lot of people have seen that. >> i'm super proud of that. >> what did it take to get to that point? >> extreme diet change. i stripped d down my diet completely. grilled chicken, brown rice. broccoli and a lot of water. i worked out two or three times a day, six days a week. if you do that consistently for about ten months, your body will change. >> we'llllook just like you?u? >> thing like me i think just a little bit. >> thank you. amy robach, abc news, new york. grilled chicken and broccoli. >> how about a nice cheese steak? you're supposed to be from philadelphia. >> cheese steak. >> cheese steak. those abs looked good, didn't they? >> very impressive. a little known fact about rocky, do you know it was shot in 28 days? that robe e wears it was a
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department. he freestyled that line the aggy robe. >> just accidentally. >> yes. >> well, good. >his is abc's "world news now" informing insomniacs for
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two decades.receive hundreds of thousands of dollars after state officials reversed their decision to withhold funding. the center for global and regional environmental research receives money frooelectric and g gs
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utilities. but the iowa utilities board had held back the money over questions about the research center's spending. but the iowa attorney general's office told the board to transfer the money. the center studies alternative energygyand the impact of global warming. state officia say says the good morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninan. here are some of the top headlines we're following this morning on "world news now." brussels is on lockdown for a fourth day amid warnings of a possible terror attackck a suspect wanted in the attacks was last seen there. meanwhile a suicide vest has been found in a paris suburb. where signals from his ce phone were p pked up. >> the state department has issued a rare worldwide travel alert. u.s. citizens are urged to be vigilant because known terror grou and copycats continue to plan attacks. the warning comes during the busiest travel week of the year.
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the two men have been arrested for the murder of a pastor's wife in indianapolis. police say the suspects were burglarizing homes but amanda blackburn was shot in the back of the head. there's a hearing this morning. and donald trump facing fresh scrutiny this morning for another claim he's making about what he says he witnessed during the e 11 terror attacks ininew york city.y. those are some of our top stories on this tuesday, november 24th. >from abc news, this is "world news now." good morning, everyone. we begin this half hour with new developments and the international manhunt for the alleged eighth suspect in the paris terror attacks. >> he was last seen in brussels, belgium where a lockdown is in its fourth day. abc's matt gutman is in brussels. >> reporter: the most wanted man in the world, salah abdeslam, still on the run and a new mystery. authorities believe he is no
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alone. this, as a suici belt has tutued up in a suburb ofofaris, ten days later. the question, did it belong to salah abdeslam? the night after the attacks, authorities say his cell phone signal was pinging i ithe very same suburb. as the h ht for that eighth attacker and his accomplices continues, the belgian prime minister extending that alert of an imminent possible terror attack fornother week. brussels, the seat of nato, on lockdown. s.w.a.t. teams in masks swarming the neighborhood of molenbeek. among the arrested, a fourth man linked to the paris attacks from this one belgian neighborhood. we watched some of those raids unfold, embedding with a brussels police officer. >> we're under siege. >> reporter: under siege. it's a war, my friend. >> reporter: driving right vp to those road blocks. this whole city is on lockdown. everywhere you go, you see lice officers with masks, machine guns. army. >> yes. >> reporter: the center city on lockdown. police warning us -- >> if we start shooting, you're in the cross fire. >> reporter: investigators also
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this man, infiltrated europe, posing as a refugee. registering in the greek island of leros. so many of those s.w.a.t. raids happened right here in this neighborhood ighborhood. four of the attackers lived within blocks of where i'm standingng at the end of this square lived the last fugitive right next to the police station. matt gutman, abc news, brussels. >> next that new warning for american travellers as the busiest travel week of the year gets under way. u.s. cities on heighghned alert this morning. new york conducted drills, practicing what to do in the event of a suicide attack. the los angeles airport preparing, as well. security stepped up at transportation centers all across the country. the threat not just from terror groups overseas. >> we are and we continue to be and we have been concerned about copycat-like attacks. >> the state department says the alert is not based on any specific intelligence about an imminent attack. it is not meant to stop americans they say from
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traveling, just to make sure they exercisvigilance. >> the fight against isis is the reason for a one-day trip to washington for the french president. francois hollande meets with president obama today. he's urging a more coordinated effort to battle sifs but he's likely to leave disappointed. that's because president obama has indicated he does not plan to dramatically change u.s. goals in iraq and syria. >> spepeing of the presidentntis he vowing to get to the bottom of reports that intelligence reports on isis where is -- were actually doctored. at issue is whether analysts at central command or centcom as it's known painted a more optimistic picture of u.s. victories over the terror group. >> i don't want intelligence aded by politics. i don't want it shaded by the desire to tell a feel good story. we can't make good policy unless we've got good accurate, hard headed clear-eyed intelligence. >> the head of centcom says he never ordered or suggested that
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reports be altered to sweeten the intelligence. the governor of diana is facing a federal lawsuit over his attempts to block syrian refugees from settling in the states. repupuican mike pence suspended the resettlement of syrians following the paris attack. the lawsuit says that violates the equal protection clause of the constitution because indiana accepts refugees from other countries. >> police in new orleans have arrested a man for a shooting that grabbed national headlines. cops say the suspect tried to kill a medical student who saw a crime being committed and then he stopped to help. abc's rhinowens is in new orleans this morning. >> reporter: surveillance video shows 25-year-old peter gold, a fourth-year mecal student at tulane university, as a gunman shoots him in the stomach. watch as the shooter tries to finish him off with at least two shots to the head. his gun jams and the aspiring doctor l les. >> his courage is an admirable example of the fact that the citizens of new orleans are not
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going to turn a blind eye to crime. >> reporter: at 4:00 friday morning, surveillance cameras catch a young woman stumbling alone down a new orleans street. watch as the gunman approaches. moments later, you can see him dragging the woman towards his suv. enter the medical student. there's gold's car. watch as he spots the trouble and races the wrong way down a one-way street to confront the gunman. 21-year-old d ric cain is charged with attempted murder. new orleans police say he's confessed to shooting the good samaritan. dr. gold,, a title we certainly think he's earned is recovering in the hospital behind me. his family says he's in guarded condition. that woman he helped escape, she has only minor injuries and it might not surprise you to find out, dr. gold's friends say he's the kind of guy who always has your back. ryan owens, abc news, new orleans. authorities are investigating laser strikes that hit planes near love field in
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dallas on sunday night. seven were inbound southwest airlines flights. the other was a private plane according to federal aviation administration. the laser pointingppeared to comeme from the same area about four miles north of the airport. the faa says at least one southwest pilot reported a minor eye injury. a man in georgia suffered severe ankle injuries after stealing a coors light truck from a convenience store while the driver was making a delivery. he fled police in the truck. then without putting the truck in park he jumped out. he tried to run away. the truck ran over his leg. it ran over hihileg causing the injuries that we mentioned. by the way, the guy accused in the heist of the truck, his last name is miller. >> of course. >> first name is not -- last name is not light though. >> was his first name bud? >> there you go. did he at least get to have a beer? >> doesn't seem like it. >> poor guy.y. a man in florida was in the spirit for the new "star wars"
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movie. we thank him but he used his costume for the wrong reason. there he is dressed as darth vader holding up a convenience store at gunpoint. he demanded momoy from the clerk who fought him off by hitting him with a jar of ranch dressing. the locals and authorities really didn't know what to make of the whole thing. >> peoeoe are really paranoioi you know? but i didn't think nothing of it because nothing's ever happened in this area. >> in all of my years of experience, it was something to look at, i'll just say that. >> theheuy in the darth vader costume was tracked down and arrested. he's charged with armed robbery and other counts. i guess we can chalk one up for the force. >> oh, boy. >> who needs a lightsaber when you've got ranch dressing. florida. >> i know, my home state. here's something that could spoil ur family outing. a shark feeding frenzy just off the beach. a woman who shot this video says her four children were scared at
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first but then they actually enjoyed the unique experience of seeing the sharks outside the aquarium. >> guess where this was, panama city, florida. >> good times in florida. >> figure there were 5to 60 of them there. the music did sound like this also. no word on what had ththsharks so excxced. ririt there, one of thememlmost beached himself. >> see, florida. just buy a ticket, come down. we provide the entertainment. >> and the snacks clearly. >> all right. >> c cing up expert money y ving advice on staying warm when you turn off the furnace this winter. >> and also head, retail before blackfriday. do you reallyy need to get in line now to get the deepest discounts on holiday gifts? >> and later the hottest holiday toys the kids of all ages will want to find under the christmas tree. urtesy of our toy mom insider. >> but in great falls tonight at 7:00 p.m., rudolph the red nosed at the mansfield theater. quoting here, fun for the whole family.
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police in philadelphia are searching for this suspect. he was captured on surveqllance footage appearing to steal packages delivered to an apartment building. the suspect was also seen taking a bicycle. police say the alleged thief was hitting the building t tee times already this month. tenants have been alerted about the thefts. it's that time of year. got to watch out. >> we have black friday a few days away. americans will soon be seeing a sharp uptick in package deliveries. >> with walmart starting its cyber-monday sales a day early the pressure is on for other retailers to roll back the prices. even before the thanksgiving turkey is cooked. who better to tell us about it, our rebecca jarvis. >> reporter: shoppers already camping out. these in montclair, california, hoping to be the first in line for the black friday sales rush. but this year, even less reason trade in your turkey for a
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tent. >> a lot of retailers now are matching their in-store deals with online promotions, so, you don't have to worry about going to the store and finding that elusive tv. >> reporter: adobe crunching the numbers on 55 million different products at 4,500 different retailers, finding the best day to shop for jewelry is thanksgiving. for clothes, thahasgiving and the days leading up to christmas. for toys, next monday. and on electronics, like tvs, early this week is the best time to find a deal, followed by thanksgiving and black friday. >> if you missed something on black friday, don't worry, there's cyber monday, cyber sunday, there are deals all season. >> reporter: and if you're planning to hit the stores, two apps you want to load up onto your phone. shop savvy and red laser. these will help you comparison shop, so you are guaranteed to get the very best deal. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. got to get my paw patrol
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going to sign up for monday. >> i got to get my cabbage patch. still waiting from the '80s for. so the best day to shop for jewelry thanksgivingng if only tiger woods had followed that on that thanksgiving. >> look at you. >> too soon r that joke? but really. these are all your diamonds. reena, reena. >> thank youou >> i am broke. >> i hope you got that paw patrol for me so i don't have to get it myself. >> i got you a whole lot. >> you know what they also say, you do have to watch out, a good piece of a aice, watch out foror sometimes stores try to unload their old stock items with sales. so you got watch out. >> i still take the old tvs. >> you don't mind old tvs? that's why your picture quality is never any good. >> coming up, gift ideas for kids. >> we'll check out some of the year's hottest toys from muppet puppets to lightsabers. these are ththgs you haven't heard about i bet. next on "world news now."
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afafr this from our abc tt2watz'@>4 bt@qv?x tt2watz'@>4 "a@qf3< tt2watz'@>4 bm@qm80 tt4watz'@>4 " dztq g[< tt4watz'@>4 " entq 7_\ tt4watz'@>4 " gzt& .x$ tt4watz'@>4 " hnt& >vh tt4watz'@>4 " iztq t?0 tt4watz'@>4 " jntq fop tt4watz'@>4 " lzt& ^", it's that special time of year again when you should be making your list and checking it twice. if you need help with ideas you're in n luck. we've got toy insider mom lori schacht here with the hottest toys this holiday season. welcome back. >> thehe are toys this year that fit every budget and for every child. we're going to look at really basic toys. there's a lot of great hi-tech stuff. look what we're starting with, puppets which by the way just became part of the toy hall of fa. look at these beautiful puppets. i'm going to give you kermit. i'll take miss piggy. these are made by madame alexander. they're great becausthey encourage imaginative play witit the kids. these are beauauful. they're all detailed. and now everyone can bring the muppets home. >> that's great. >> right? do you like it? >> miss piggy, i take you back. i take you back. >> all right. >> so what's going to happen is everyone is going to fall in love with the new movie "the good dinosaur."
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would you please pull his arm? >> wow. >> this is our t-rex galloping butch. watch what else he does. he gallops. but notice he gallops because i'm holding him. and, of course, some movie phrases. kids will love this movie. i believe it's going to be a real tear jerker for some parents. >> great. >> barbie has been about everything you could imagine. she's also an accomplished equestrian. take a look at this. >> wow. >> off she goes on her horse. >> oh, my gosh. this is like we have the remote control car for boys and now we've got barbie. >> this is our saddle and ride barbie. she's beautiful. we still have the hair play. we have beautiful hair on the horse and,f course, her horse takes her r r a lovely ride. >> it's a new generation of barbie. >> i love play sets. play sets encourage imagination. they play for hours. there is a new line called flipsies. each set is a two in one.
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this one comes with clementine. this is her birthday party that she's at. but she always wanted to be a baker. so watch what happens. all we do is we start moving ththgs around. we twist. we turn. we turn this into her bakery and we have clementine right here. there are smart points on this. when we put her down, she'll talk to us. >> that is cute. >> it is really cute. >> that's very cute. >> when her friends are with her, they can talk to each other. you put them on the smart points and they'll bealking to each other. >> you buy the friends separately. >> or you can buy a lot of different sets. this is one set but there's a whole line othem. >> how much is this? >> this is about $44. >> okay. >> this is the year of "star wars." >> yeah. >> everyone is waiting for "the force awakens" coming out in december. everyone's talking about it. let's start with disney infinity 3.0. all about "star wa." can still play games with our favorite characters. kids are going to love this. they're going to be able to go into this world and drive
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authentic "starars" vehicles. to be able to play with lightsabers. they're going to feel the force. it's awesome. talk about the force. i'm going to come over here. i want to talk to you about these lightsabers. >> all right. >> so every kid loves to -- look at you getting into it. you love it. look at this. this is called the blade builders. now not only can you play with lightsabers, you can customize your own. . >> where were you halloween, lori? this is fantastic. >> so look what we can do. and kids will have a lot of fun customizing their own. you can get more pieces. you can add to it. and you have now, look at you how powerful you are. you turned it off. turn it back on. >> just that easy. okay. this is fantastic. this would be great t the show when the producers don't listen to what i'm saying. just whip this out from under the desk. i'm so grateful that my son is sleeping right now because this will be the gift that he would want this christmas. >> that's exactly the one he's going to want.
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you have the best ideas. all you've said under $65, right? >> yes. >> toy inside mom lori schacht. what great ideas. for more information on these items head to our facebook page, wnnfans.com. happy holidays. you're watching "world news now." the leading cough liquid only provides relief for four hours, but did you know there's a product that lasts for twelve hours? try delsym twelve hour cough liquid. its advanced formula works by immediately releasing powerful medicine that acts fast while its extended release medicine lasts for 12 hoursin fact, delsym lasts three times longer than the leading cough liquid. for all day or all night relief, try delsym -the #1 doctor recommended 12 hour cough liquid. this has been medifacts for delsym . [ man ] look howoweautiful it is. honey, we need to talk. we do? i tookhe trash out. i know. and thank you so much for that.
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i always look at that to see how old i'm getting. i don't know the artist. according to this year's winter forecast in the old farmer's almanac, this winter is expected to be super cold with many areas seeing a slew of snow.
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>> thankfully, fuel prices are down. there are also still ways to cut your heating bill even more. here's abc's gio benitez. >> meet the vaughn family of barrington, rhode island. parents brian and amanda love their new home but say the frigid new england winters are putting a freeze on their savings. >> the heating last year was quite a surprise. >> a surprise indeed. their yearly gas and electric bills totaling more than $3700. >> it's a lot of money. >> wow. >> to dial down some of the costs we brought in expert ben bixby. >> are you guys ready to save some money? >> absolutely. >> first up he says hunt for hidden cracks and holes in your house. that's where 25 to 40% of the average home's warmth leaks outs. >> some leaks are harder to find. others are easier to find. like when you have a big hole in the floor there. >> reporter: ben says pay special attention to the windows in your laundry room where we find a hole. every time you turn your dryer on you're creating
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negative pressure pulling more air into the house. >> reporter: the fix, fill it up with $10 foam sealant. don't overlook thin areas you might not be able to see but are ststl costing you money y ke behind r riators. using a thermal camera, you can see the dark area where heat is getting out. we install reflective backing to direct some of the heat back into the room. >> f f the whole house, this is going to save you probably $48 each and every year. >> reporter: finally buy a smart thermostat from honeywell or one from nest. in addition to controlling it with your smartphone, it monitors your family's heating habits and automatically turns off when not needed, even if you forget. >> just this winter alone, we expect you're going to see over0 in savings. >> the up front cost of these improvements about 275 bucks. but over five years, ben says the vaughn family could be snuggling up to more than $1400 in savings. gio benitez, abc news, new york. >> oh.
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it is cold. i'm going to get my -- >> the effect isisetter when there's snow, guys.. there we go. thank you. >> wow. that's incredible. >> that is great.
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rain than made it snow. this morning on "world news now," worldwide terror alert. >> the rare warning from the stati department to americans everywhere during the busy travel season.n. fears will terrorism hitting home. explosive clues in the paris terror investigation. what police uncover as they search for a fugitive,e, manhunt that's'saralyzed brussels. fighting back. the muslim teen arrested after his homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb is suing.
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and later, saves not once, but twice, by using discounted gift cards to buy presents. a sneaky way around the retail system that will gave you momoy. it's tuesday, november 24th. from abc news, this is "world news now." hi, everybody. good morning to you on yet another busy tuesday morning. i'm kendis gibson. >> i'm reena ninanan we begin there half hour with new developments after a month of terror attacks. >> the state department issuing a rare worldwide travel alert warning americans everywhere during a bususravel season. ininaris, a suicide vest was found linked to a suspect in the deadly attacks there. and over in belgium, brussels is on lockdown for yet another day with threats imminent. our coverage starts with c cilia vega. >> reporter: amid that new alert, the state department warning u.s. citizens to possible risks of travel due to increased terrorist threats. hundreds of officers, their guns drawn, shots fired. a terror attack on a new york subway. this time, it was only a drill.
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but they are preparing for the worst. >> we are, and we continue to be, and we have been, concerned about copy cat-like attacks. >> reporter: isis promising attacks in this propaganda video, showing images ofof new york's iconic times square. and the city showing its muscle. cameras on every corner, heavily armed police, too. a nenecounterterrorism unit, 1,000 more officers. >> it could happen here. it could happen anywhere. but here in new york city, the new york city police department is the most well-trained, most qualified department in the country, if not the world. >> reporter: it's not just new york. from drills in los angeles -- >> respond, code three to training exercise. >> reporter: -- to the nfl, increasing security at every stadium around the country. and at the height of holiday travel, from train stations to airports, stepped up police presence. jitters flying high. this southwest airlines flight
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diverted to kansas city sunday because officials say three passengers didn't follow crew instruction. one of several similar incidents this past week. in each case, the passengers were cleared and put on other flights. and that alert is worldwide but it feels especially high in times square. authorities in new york unveiling a new app that allows people to send directly to them from their cell phones photos of suspicious activity. the new mantra, if you see something, send something. cecilia vega, abc news, new york. >> interesting new app there. as authorities continue the paris attacker, the french president arrives in washington francois hollande is expected to see more coordinated anti-isis operations that would include both the u.s. and russia. conference later this morning. hollande visits moscow on thursday.
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well, in europe, the capital city of brussels remains virtually shut dowow after warnings that the terror threat was serious and imminent. that international manhunt for an eighth suspect in the paris attacks has yielded what could be an important new clue. abc's elizabeth hur reports. >> reporter: belgium's capital on lockdown with heavily armed police and soldiers on alert. authorities explaining schools and subways will reopen but brussels will remain under the country's highest terror alert until next monday. calling the threat serioio and the popoible attacks similararo those in paris. the prosecutor adding as part of their ongoing anti-terror operation a fourth person has now been c crged in belgium. this in connection with h e paris attackck abc news also learning the search for the attackck eighth suspectt is intensifying salah intensifying with investigators believing he is not alone and french officials are now examining an explosive vest dumped in a paris suburb where
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salah's cell phone signal was last lococed on the night of the attacks. the french military confirming it has launched its first air strikes against isis outside syria. now bombing isis targets in iraq. this on the same day more victims are laid to rest as british and frenchcheaders paid their respects in paris. vowing to work together to defeat isis. >> we must do more to tackle the threat of returning foreign fighters. this requires a pan-european effort. >> reporter: as for the situation in belgium, officials say they are being vague with details on purpose because the attackers are still out there and the threats are still looming. kendis and reena, back to you. >> thank you, elizabeth. a u.s. army helicopter has crashed in south korea killing two pilots on board. the apache aircraft went down while onon a routine training mission about 80 miles east of seoul. reports say it may have come into contact with high voltage power lines or a nearby steel
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discovered in the wreckage. and planes were hit with the laser pointers near love field on sunday. the laser pointing appeaead to come from the same area abouou four miles noror of the airport. and the faa reports that one pilot reported a minor eye injury. the two men charged with the murder of a young pastor's wife in indianapolis are due in court this morning. authorities say her death was part of a crime spree, and the suspects face many other charges, as well. a third person may have been involved. abc's gio benitez reports. >> reporter: charges filed in the murder of 28-year-old pregnant mother amanda blackburn, the wife of a local indianapolis pastor. >> i moved to south carolina with davey. >> reporter: after a 13-day manhunt, p pice saying 18-year-old larry taylor and 21-year-old jalen watson broke into the blackburn home, stealing a laptop and debit cards after having committed two other burglaries earlier that morning. >> it started with the initial burglary, and evidence from that burglary led us to the subsequent burglaries and then the homicide.
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>> reporter: amanda's husband, pastor davey blackburn, had left the housusat 6:11 a.m. on november 10th for the gym, leaving the front door unlocked. that's when police say taylor and watson walked in. then watson and another accomplish drove t tthe atm, to tata $400 out of amanda's account. taylor stayed in the home, later telling friends he shot amanda when she charged at him, so that he wouldn't be scratched, and that he en shot her in the hehe. when pastor blackburn went into the house at 8:20 a.m., he found his wife with three gunshot wounds. and now police tell us they have a slew of evidence from all of those burglaries proving they have the right suspect. that third alleged accomplice is still under investigation. gio nitez, abc news, new york. a man wrongfully imprisoned 16 years for rape should be soon free. a los angeles judge threw out the conviction of luis vargas based on dna evidence. the crimes of which he was
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accused now attributed to a serial rapist never caught. vargas remai in prison on minor immigration issues. his atatrney expects those t tbe cleared up soon no a major court ruling in the battle over abortion. and now. a federal appeals court in wisconsin has ruled unconstitutional a law that would haha required doctors s o perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges. the judges said the law endangered women's health. the wisconsin attorney general says he plans an appeal to the u.s. supreme courtn the nfl is looking into whether correct procedures werer followed when it appears the st. louis rams quarterback may have suffered a concussion. case keenum's head slammed into the ground sunday against the ravens. he struggled getting up and appeared staggered but stayed in the game. two plays later, he fumbled which led to baltimore's winning field goal. the league is asking why keenum wasn't removed from the game to
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undergoal required evaluations. it's tough. >> definitely a a rd hit there. but since we're talking football and there was a monday night game, it is as good an excuse as any to hear from joe buck's mentor. sports with reena. >> oh. that's an upgrade. thank you. i thananyou, kendis. deserved. >> it was bill belichick and the undefeated patriots hosting rex ryan and the buffalo bills. the game was tide at 3-3, when tom brady found james white for a 20-yard d uch down. in the third quarter, the bills had it tied again at ten when white ran a second touchdown of the night from six yards out. each team tackled on a field goal to end it. which mean -- do you know what this means? >> no, what? >> this means the defending super bowl champion patriots they remain undefeated and undeflated with a 2013 win. >> not bad. of course, we have the other team undefeated so far.
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>> carolina. >> i had to pause for a moment. to see if viewews from home knew that one. >> the pananers, of course, as well. so have you two teams undefeated. >> boy. >> revenge is ugly for tom brady and the patriots. >> yep. nothing undeflated about that one. >> joe bk is learning right now. coming up, "the mix," we're abououto show you a $1.5 m mlion dress and d u've probably seen it before. also ahead, how quickly can you solve the rubik's cube? meet a 14-year-old so fast, he set a record. and saving money not once, but twice, on discounted gift cards. we're revealing some retail secrets. and check out our behind-the-scenes pics on ininagram for lots of sports trivia including football. you're watching "world news now." so p pase, write down the number on your screen. the lock i want to talk to you about isn't the one on your door. it's a rate lock
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students at san diego state rallied against islamaphobia after an attack on a muslim student last week. in that attack, police say a young man ripped off a woman's headscarf while pushing her. the assault is now being investigated as a hate crime. students at an ohio university also came together after someone painted pro isis graffiti on a campus landmark. the message was painted over with a new message which said "god bless america," among otherr slogans. the fbi is hoping video will
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help track down the culprits there. anti-muslim tensions that got a student booted out of his high school now thing subject of a lawsuit. >> ahmed mohamed brought a homemade clock to school that one teacher thought was a bomb. now he and his family are fighting back. jason wheeler has the story. >> reporter: more than two months after this controversiaia clock slows upupt irving's mcarthur high h hool, legal action on behalf of the 14-year-old who took it to class. his attorney asking irving isd and the city of irving for publbl apologies and $15 million. >> the numbers are huge and we admit that. but the damages that have been caused to this young man and to his family are effectively
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>> reporter: from his offices, attorney kelly hollingsworth is representing the family who have since relocated out of the country to qatar. the attorney claims after a teacher became suspicious about the clock, he was subjected to on campus detention and a seven on one interrogation that went on for approximately an hour and minutes. ahmad constantly was pressured to sign a written statement he says admitting that he intended to bring a hoax bomb to school. the attorney claims school officials and police knew what they needed to do to protect ahmad's rights. they just decided not to because of his race, religion and ethnicity and that the city and school officials then fanned the fles in a divided community. >> you cananind other cases whwhe there's a wrongful arrest or detention. you can find where these types of mistakes are made by school officials. but what you can't find is,, the second phase of all of this, which is when they went out into the media and had an orchestrated campaign against a 14-year-old.
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>> reporter: hollingsworth says the family wants to return to texas, but didn't feel safe here anymore because of threats. on day one of his public involvement in the case now, he and his law firm are getting a taste of some of t tt backlash. son wheeler, channel news. >> it was the qatar foundation for education, science and community development that gave him an invitation to move to qatar. they took it. >> very quick. it was just september and he already off to qatar. >> all right. hope the best for them. coming up in our next half hour, donald trump and 9/11. after insisting he saw thousands of people cheering in jersey city as the towers collapsed. this morning`what he's now saying about what he saw happening at those towers. but first, getting a jump on your holiday shopping. how playing your cards right can lead to deep discounts on items that almost never go on sale. that's next on "world news now." orld news now" continues
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stations [ cats meowing to christmas music ] >> that's the christmas soundtrack. >> how did they get a recording of me singing in the shower? >> that is -- that's a good little sound track. isn't it? of course, with black friday approaching, many of us are already looking beyond the thanksgiving dinner menu and going straight to the sales ads. >> this morning we have one savvy strategy for getting deep discounts on items that almost never go on sale. here's a hint. it's all in the cards. abc's becky worley. >> reporter: gift cards are hot and good news. you can buy them at discount. and i mean why wouldn't you want
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to do that? if you're e ving it as a gift, you pay $79 but you're giving $100 gift card. boom. 20% discount. often it's the only way to get a percentage off when shopping for a coveted itit. so i bought this card online for $83 but just used it to buy $100 worth of f esents. that's's win. gift card discount method number one, clearing houses like card cash.com, raise and gift card granny. yes, gift card granny. i bought a bloomingdale's gift card for $86 but u ud it to buy $100 worth of makeup. makeup never goes on sale, but i've essentially got 15% off. the fear of buying these is thth they're fraududunt. no money loaded on them and some are electronic meaning you print them out which is a little unnerving. will they work?
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didn't work. buy from a site that has a guarantee. i contacted customer service at the website where i purchased the empty card and they refunded me completely. back t tthe deal hunting. method two, gift cards go on sale big-time this week. last year, i bought a slew of target gift cards that were 10% off. don't forget warehouse clubs like costco. they oftft have the cards on sale with even more offer this holiday week of shopping. finally one of the best places to buy ebay. hold on. i'm not talking about buying a card from another ebay user. no, ebay the company sells them directly. see on t top of their homepage? discount cards vetted and good to go. take all of these tips and here's'she big secret. use discounted gift cards to pay for items on sale and then use a percentage off coupon. you will stack up huge discounts as you shop this holiday season. becky worley, abc news, new york. a lot of work. >> it's a lot of t t math at this hour.
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but we are told to be cautionary about all of this, because a lot of scammers use it as a way to get your money gift card sold off the rack at target and other stores like that are the target of scamsters around the c cntry. >> you would never do that though. >> no. >> but we do get 50% off. >> wow. what's the other 50%.
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we're going to start "the mix" with the end of days. it was seen in australia overnight. >> what. >> yeah. take a look at this. this freaky springtime storm in australia was seen in brisbane yesterday. we're g gting word -- look at this. he posted this was a reminder to never go to brisbane in the spring. >> wow. >> 2,000 lightning strikes recorded in this storm that took place. 6:30 in the evening. last night. >> that is crazy. my hometown tampa, florida, is
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considered the lightning capital of the world. >ot to be known for something. i guess brisbane is a close second. >> i wonder if it is the battle of the lightning. >> looks pretty nice. >> very impressive. >> nobody was harmed. so, there was a big rubik's cube competition in maryland. how long do you think it took the winner to solve an entire rubis cube into probably like a good four minutes maybe. >> you are right. i want to show you lucas. lucas. there he is. he's 14 years old from lexington, kentucky. he solved it in 4.9 seconds. >> 4.9 seconds. that's where off where i was. >> beating the previous record of 5.25. you said four minutes. >> four minutes. heid it in four seconds. >> 4.9 seconds. >> wow, good job. >> the record's apparently evolved ov time. in '82 the fastest person who could solve with it was in 22.95
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>> little known fact, justin bieber can actually do that as well. in less than a minute or so. >> i've seen him do it. >> apparently here's a trick. you want to start firsthey say and solve the white across. the rubik's cube website recommends it, you want to create white across on the top face of the cube first making the next phase easier. all of that in 4.9 seconds. >> yeah. well the whole thing he did in 4.9 seconds. >> we'll see how that works out. you've seen this dress from "the wizard of oz" that was worn by dorothy by judy garland. it was sold at auction for, get this, $1.56 million. cayou believe it? the funny thing about it, there are still some sweat stains. judy garland was pretty but she's just like the rest of us. there are a couple of sweat stains. >> following the yellow brick road isn't easy, kendis. >> the buyer has remained anonymous but clearly he is a friend of dorothy's. >> i could have told him at party city they're not on sale
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for 20 bucks. >> who knew. apparently, a british woman, what do you do when you have chickens that pluck their feathers outs? >> we all have that problem. >> you knit nice sweaters for them. a nice lady in cornwall did these for the chickens who
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stress. making news in america this morning, terror concerns at home and abroad overnight. a bulletin from the fbi and homeland security warning about the most likely threat to the homeland. plus, the worldwide travel alert from the state department. breaking overnight, a protest turning violent. people shot near a demonstration being held for the shooting of a black man by a police officer. new details just coming in. caught on camera, a man dressed as darth vader robbing a store and getting more than he bargained for from a clerk who fought back.
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